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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017
Woven bags produced by and for nomads from Iran, Turkey, and the Caucasus contained all of the necessities of life, from bedding to salt. Opening September 25 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the exhibition Portable Storage: Tribal Weavings from the Collection of William and Inger Ginsberg will highlight 19 distinctly patterned examples of woven bags, accompanied by one pile-woven saddle cover, that lend insight into a way of life practiced in the Middle East for hundreds of years. The gift, which came to The Met in 2015, greatly expands the Museum's holdings of tribal weavings from the region. The exhibition will also include two Islamic paintings from the Museum's collection that illustrate bags and trappings in use in traditional society.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
In 1967, the career of Arlo Guthrie, eldest son of America's beloved singer/writer/philosopher Woody Guthrie, exploded with the release of Alice's Restaurant, whose title track helped foster a generation's commitment to social consciousness and activism.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015
Frank Hamilton, co-founder of the Old Town School of Folk Music and Bill Rappaport, former 2nd chair clarinetist for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra put together a night of swing/jazz tunes from the Great American Songbook. Classic tunes from the likes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, and Jerome Kern take on a jazzy style with Frank playing acoustic guitar and Bill playing clarinet.
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2018
Music is a conversation that never ends, a call-and-response between fact and fiction. Netflix's original documentary series ReMastered investigates high-profile events affecting some of the most legendary names in music, presenting groundbreaking discoveries and insights beyond what's been previously reported. Helmed by the critically-acclaimed Zimbalist brothers and award-winning directors Kief Davidson, Barbara Kopple, Sara Dosa, Brian Oakes, Stuart Sender, B.J. Perlmutt, Kelly Duane de la Vega and Sam Cullman, each of the 8 tracks of ReMastered seeks to reveal answers about seminal events in the lives of artists such as Bob Marley, Johnny Cash, Jam Master Jay, Sam Cooke. With new takes on legends and headlines, ReMastered proves that history has more than one note.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music with The Lonesome Traveler, the stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical at the Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater, Gettysburg, PA on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2015
Now, Peter & Paul of the legendary folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary will continue celebrating over 50 years of positivity, talent and activism with a live performance, one-show-only, Sunday, November 8 at 3 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts and the UK's first major festival of live performance to take place since lockdown, came to an end on Saturday 12 September.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
On October 12, CRAFT RECORDINGS will re-release iconic folk singer JOAN BAEZ's self-titled debut album both on vinyl and digitally. Recorded in the summer of 1960, Joan Baez's first record introduced the world to the pure and soaring soprano of a then-19-year-old folk singer, who had recently come to prominence after the 1959 Newport Folk Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016
Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan & David Rogers are thrilled to announce the 2017 Season. 'Celebrate With Us' encompasses a Canadian theme as the VPP honours our country in its 150th year. When asked about the line up for the upcoming season, Hogan said 'Happy Birthday Canada - this season is dedicated to you. We wanted to give back to our great nation that has made us feel glorious and free. Everything in this season is written, composed, compiled, choreographed, directed, performed and/or put together by Canadians. We are thrilled to celebrate Canada.' Director of Cultural Services for the Town of Petrolia, Richard Poore echoed Hogan's sentiments, saying, 'I am so pleased and proud to be part of the 2017 VPP Summer Season announcement. I know our audiences will continue to be thrilled by the VPP experience.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016
Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan & David Rogers are thrilled to announce the 2017 Season. 'Celebrate With Us' encompasses a Canadian theme as the VPP honours our country in its 150th year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Mrs. Shobha Deepak Singh presenting an exhibition of antique textiles 'Vastra Shobha' a wide variety of beautiful Silks, Ikats, Patolas and Banarasi sarees, as well as a range of colourful dupattas. There will also be a collection of antique borders on display from 11am to 7pm from October 24th to 26th, 2019 at Kendra Art Gallery, Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, 1, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017
Continuing the season of celebration of India and UK's historic alliance in the India-UK Year of Culture this year, the High Commission of India in UK, along with key partners in the UK and Indian festival producer Teamwork Arts, bring two of India's most celebrated dance companies to Scotland.
by Lee Cooley - Oct 20, 2017
After two acclaimed novels and a memoir, author Tom LaMarr returns with his first Young Adult novel, ZERO GRAVITY.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
The Tiffin Bay Folk Club at Midland Cultural Centre will welcome back master guitarist, singer and songwriter, Archie Fisher in their 'Legends of Folk' concert series. This is one of only two concerts he will be performing in Canada during his North American Tour this year. Fisher is Scotland's foremost troubadour and is known throughout the country and well beyond as the host of BBC Radio Scotland's award-winning a?oeTravelling Folka?? show, which he has been presenting for over 25 years. Recognized for his contributions to Scottish folk music, he was inducted into the Scots Traditional Music Hall of Fame and in 2006 was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire), a prestigious honor nominated by his peers and bestowed by Queen Elizabeth.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
The Washington Stage Guild continues its season of great writers with a vividly theatrical adaptation of one of Charles Dickens's novels, Hard Times. Dickens's tale of love, loss, and circus folk is set against the backdrop of Industrial Revolution England. This clever version, in which four actors play dozens of characters, has not been seen in Washington for over two decades!
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
Sundance Institute today named the global cohort of independent nonfiction film projects that comprise its latest Documentary Fund Grantees, including specialized grants administered by The Kendeda Fund and the Stories of Change Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music with The Lonesome Traveler, the stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical at the Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater, Gettysburg, PA today, November 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015
In honor of his 70th birthday, three-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin is releasing a new solo album 70 that takes the listener on a great ride through the full range of American folk, roots, and singer/songwriter experience.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
Bristol Riverside Theatre presents Lonesome Traveler: The Concert on April 11-15.  This stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical showcases the enduring power and popularity of American folk music in the last century.  The show celebrates the music of great folk artists including Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Peter Seeger and the Weavers, Gordon Lightfoot, Peter, Paul and Mary, Bob Dylan, The Byrds, Donovan, Cat Stevens, Don McClean, James Taylor, and Van Morrison, with a special tribute to Leonard Cohen.  Complete with period costumes and multimedia projections, this unforgettable concert event features romantic duets, patriotic songs, church hymns, union anthems, and songs of protest, moving from the 1920s to the 1960s and beyond, from the front porches of Appalachia to the nightclubs of San Francisco and New York.
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
 Songwriter Hall of Fame member and BBC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Don McLean joins Dan Rather for a special evening, opening up about what has shaped and defined him as an artist, fellow superstar influences, and the making of Recording Industry of America (RIAA) top 5 song of the 20th Century “American Pie,” in this exclusive look at an all-new episode of The Big Interview—airing Wednesday, May 20 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT.
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016
Frequently referred to as 'the Mount Rushmore of country music,' The Highwaymen Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson were American country music's first bona fide supergroup
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 17, 2015
See 'Lonesome Traveler' now at 59E59 through April 19th. It is a completely entertaining and inspiring show.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015
The 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College Friday March 20 and Saturday March 21 in the Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center blends Blues, Americana, and other styles of music in a two - night extravaganza that will be a real treat for music lovers! Doors open at 6:30pm both nights with lobby entertainment and main stage performances start at 7:30 each night!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
The Old Vic today announces casting for Lucy Prebble's new play A Very Expensive Poison, based on the book by Luke Harding and directed by John Crowley. The cast includes Thomas Arnold, Tom Brooke, MyAnna Buring, Callum Coates, Marc Graham, Amanda Hadingue, Yasmine Holness-Dove, Lloyd Hutchinson, Robyn Moore, Peter Polycarpou, Sarah Seggari, Michael Shaeffer, Reece Shearsmith, Gavin Spokes and Bea Svistunenko. A Very Expensive Poison opens at The Old Vic on 5 September with previews from 20 August.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
This season, TheatreFIRST gets intimate. While our home at the Live Oak Theater is being renovated, this season will be held at our new black box space, The Waterfront Playhouse at 2020 Fourth St. in Berkeley.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015
BroadwayWorld has just learned that beloved stage and screen star, Theodore Bikel, who recently CELEBRATED his 76th year in show business, has passed away at UCLA Medical as a result of natural causes. He was 91.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015
Actors' Equity has released a statement this afternoon following the news of former president and Broadway veteran Theodore Bikel's death at 91.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts, today announces its forthcoming programme, running from 28 August - 12 September 2020 in locations across Royal Greenwich and East London.
by Marianka Swain - Jul 1, 2016
Fisayo Akinade, Sharon D Clarke and Alex Hassell have been cast in Caryl Churchill's new 10-minute play PIGS AND DOGS. Rehearsals start on Monday 11 July 2016. Pigs and Dogs runs from Wednesday 20 July 2016 to Saturday 30 July 2016 in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs. Press night is on Friday 22 July 2016, 6.30pm.
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2016
This three-part series reveals the modus operandi of some of nature's greatest animal con artists as they outwit predators, line up their next meal, and get the girl. Natural Born Hustlers airs Wednesday, January 13, 20 & 27, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019
An outspoken political activist and singer-songwriter, Holly Near's music and life story illustrate how song can have the power to send a clarion call and influence the course of social justice - from the lesbian and women's movements to anti-war efforts and the fight to give South American women a voice. American Masters - Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives explores how the activist-artist provided an inspiring soundtrack to nearly a half-century of global and local struggles for equality and change. Directed by four-time Emmy Award-winner Jim Brown (American Masters - The Highwaymen: Friends Til The End, American Masters - Pete Seeger: The Power of Song), the documentary premieres nationwide Friday, March 1 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Women's History Month and will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018
Show time is Saturday, February 3 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $42 & $35 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Sponsored by WDIY 88.1 FM
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2016
This three-part series reveals the modus operandi of some of nature's greatest animal con artists as they outwit predators, line up their next meal, and get the girl. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
The story of folk music is truly the story of an ever-changing America. Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music with Lonesome Traveler, the stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical that the New York Times called illuminating revelatory achingly beautiful.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016
Lexington, KY—Appalachia is known for its distinct voice and unique culture, and its long tradition of folk art, storytelling, and music has made the region a creative hotbed. Collectors have long sought work from the weavers of the Appalachian Craft Revival as well as from modern potters and glass blowers from towns like Berea and Asheville. Appalachia's strong oral tradition, where rhymes and stories continue to be passed from one generation to the next, has led to a flourishing literary community boasting best-selling novelists like Lee Smith, Silas House, Ron Rash, and Sharyn McCrumb. Likewise, Appalachia's influence on music ranges from the “Mother of Folk” Jean Ritchie to the “Father of Bluegrass” Bill Monroe.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015
The 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College Friday March 20 and Saturday March 21 in the Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center blends Blues, Americana, and other styles of music in a two - night extravaganza that will be a real treat for music lovers!
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2015
His story is told in the new one-hour Smithsonian Channel special, LEGEND OF LEAD BELLY, premiering tonight, February 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017
Theatre by the Lake today announces full cast for the world premiere of Nicholas Pierpan's play William Wordsworth.  Michael Oakley directs Daniel Abelson (Coleridge), Amiera Darwish (Sara), Richard Evans (Atkinson/Elderly Man), Joseph Mydell (George Beaumont), Emma Pallant (Dorothy), Paul Ryan (Peter Garner/Lonsdale's Secretary), John Sackville (Wordsworth), Rosalind Steele (Mrs Coleridge) and Terence Wilton (Lord Lonsdale/Beggar Man).
by Marsha Volgyi - Feb 15, 2016
An array of unique movements, lights, sounds, and imagination from the ALWIN NIKOLAIS CELEBRATION at The Joyce Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
An outspoken political activist and singer-songwriter, Holly Near's music and life story illustrate how song can have the power to send a clarion call and influence the course of social justice a?" from the lesbian and women's movements to anti-war efforts and the fight to give South American women a voice. American Masters a?" Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives explores how the activist-artist provided an inspiring soundtrack to nearly a half-century of global and local struggles for equality and change. Directed by four-time Emmy Award-winner Jim Brown (American Masters a?" The Highwaymen: Friends Til The End, American Masters a?" Pete Seeger: The Power of Song), the documentary premieres nationwide Friday, March 1 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Women's History Month and will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps.
by Don Grigware - Dec 6, 2016
Karma Deki's Bhutanese film Kushuthara Pattern of Love has won tremendous praise throughout Asia and is currently preparing its American release. It has done very well on the international film festival circuit picking up many awards.  The film is stunning on many levels. First, it is a fascinating romance that develops between an American journalist/ photographer Charlie (Emrhys Cooper) and native weaver Chokimo (Kezang Wangmo). Set in the village of Kurtoe-Menjey in the Kingdom of Bhutan, the plot has Chokimo already in love with villager Bumpala. When Charlie and Chokimo meet for the first time, they experience a kind of deja vu. Their attraction goes very, very deep. It is an example of what the natives believe to be Karmic reincarnation. Charlie and Chokimo were somehow connected in many past lives.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019
Weddings and Marigolds Studio is presenting WeaverStory handwoven textiles, 'Clusters of Handlooms'. In the past decade the ancient craft of Banarasi silk saris could be glimpsed in a handful of silk emporiums in Varanasi but WeaverStory, which has become a global brand, has revolutionized the industry by working personally with the weavers and increasing their products' availability and accessibility in the biggest markets. They will be showcasing sarees, dress material, lehengas and blouses from 10.30am to 7pm on Friday and Saturday, January 3rd and 4th, 2020 at Weddings and Marigolds Studio, Manorama, 18/12, Lakshmanan street, T. Nagar, Chennai. Ph : 044 - 28151700
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015
This three-part series reveals the modus operandi of some of nature's greatest animal con artists as they outwit predators, line up their next meal, and get the girl. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
The Greenwich+Docklands International Festival opens today with Luke Jerram’s In Memoriam. As the festival celebrates its 25th anniversary, we're taking a look back at some highlights from festivals past. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Antenna, Ashe Cultural Arts Center, Junebug Productions, and The Weavers Fellowship have established a collaborative emergency relief fund as part of a broader initiative called Creative Response, to support New Orleans creators impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015
Join The Beggars as they present a cabaret tribute to the great vocal groups of the 50s and 60s and enjoy hits from Peter Paul and Mary, The Mamas and the Papas, The Seekers, The Weavers, The Bee Gees, The Chordettes, The Mariners and more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
PlayGround has announced the lineup for its twenty-third annual ten-minute play showcase, BEST OF PLAYGROUND 23. The fully-produced evening-length program of short plays by Linda Amayo-Hassan, Tom Bruett, Lauren Gorski, Sam Hurwitt, Molly Olis Krost, Alanna McFall, and Nic A. Sommerfeld were drawn from more than 170 submissions and 36 ten-minute plays developed at this season's Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series at Berkeley Rep and will kick off the 25th Season's PlayGround Festival of New Works, May 9-26, 2019, at Potrero Stage. For more information and tickets, visit http://playground-sf.org/bestof.